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THE FLOWING BOWL

New York Times, Sunday, April 7, 1963

Author:
Threba Johnson
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 23, Columns: 23, Words: 170, Blocks: 88, Avg Word Len: 5.19, Missing: { Q X Z }, Scrabble score: 690 (avg 1.56)
Open Squares: 148, Cheaters: 0, FITB: 20, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 18
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© 1963, The New York TimesNo. 4,998
Across
1. Pink ___. : LADY
5. Greek letter. : BETA
9. Senior citizen. : GRAMPA
15. Layers. : STRATA
21. Conversational cliche. : ISEE
22. Bide ___. : AWEE
23. 1775 comedy (with "The"). : RIVALS
24. Everyone: Fr. : CHACUN
25. "By ___ of Babylon . . . " : THEWATERS
27. Greek letters. : OMEGAS
28. Darn again. : REMEND
29. O'Hara book. : SERMONSANDSODAWATER
32. "When the ___ full, carry it evenly." : CUPIS
36. Northern ___ (apples). : SPYS
37. Petty prince. : SATRAP
38. Virginia ___. : DARE
39. What Dr. Foster stepped in. : APUDDLE
42. Teacher's degree. : MED
44. Baseball great. : OTT
45. Kind of wood. : BALSA
46. Hexham's river. : TYNE
47. One of the Hartford wits. : ALSOP
50. Record: Abbr. : ACC
53. Location of Nile basin. : SUDAN
55. Canaveral's neighbor. : COCOABEACH
57. Pattern. : NORM
59. Group of a sort. : MOB
60. Bad: Prefix. : MIS
63. Querying sound. : HUH
64. Rhodes. : CECIL
65. Papal name. : ADRIAN
67. Dwarfishness. : NANISM
69. Synonym of "a lot." : ARAFT
71. 11 A.M. event. : COFFEEBREAK
74. According to: It. : ALLA
75. Polite negative. : NOSIR
78. Peasant, old style. : CARL
79. Tennis term. : ACE
80. Music makers. : UKES
81. Man: Prefix. : ANDR
83. Eliot play (with "The"). : COCKTAILPARTY
88. Ribbon. : SASH
89. Hindu noble. : RAJA
90. Alike: Prefix. : ISO
91. Bravos: Sp. : OLES
92. German city. : ESSEN
94. Rx item. : DRUG
95. Maugham novel. : CAKESANDALE
100. Rice field. : PADDY
103. Severe trial. : ORDEAL
105. Enriches. : ENDOWS
106. Keep an ___ the windward. : EYETO
109. "Bali ___." : HAI
110. Skate. : RAY
111. Faced. : MET
113. Health: Prefix. : SANI
114. Headline of the 1920's. : TEAPOTDOME
116. Part of a helmet. : VISOR
118. Know: Scot. : KEN
119. Plant louse. : APHID
120. Single. : UNAL
121. Muslim judges. : CADIS
124. Father of Abner. : NER
126. Vocalized pauses. : ERS
128. Entrust. : COMMEND
130. Believers in: Suffix. : ITES
131. Buffoons. : MIMERS
134. On the deep. : ASEA
137. Chasm. : ABYSS
138. Straus opera. : THECHOCOLATESOLDIER
143. Au ___. : REVOIR
144. Hare. : RODENT
145. Satirist akin to Ring Lardner. : GEORGEADE
150. In being: Lat. : INESSE
151. Anne or Marie. : SAINTE
152. At that place: Lat. : ILLA
153. Lucerne sculpture. : LION
154. Galley marks. : CARETS
155. Bok, for one. : EDITOR
156. Undiluted. : NEAT
157. Stone, for one. : FRED
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1. Brightened. : LIT
2. Rowan. : ASH
3. Balmoral's river. : DEE
4. Tree. : YEW
5. Moderate. : BATE
6. America's Cup is one. : EWER
7. Conditions. : TERMS
8. Writer of 2,500 years ago. : AESOP
9. ___ Pointe. : GROSSE
10. Hudson girl. : RIMA
11. Water ___ herb. : AVENS
12. Girl's name. : MAGDA
13. Molded: Prefix. : PLASTO
14. Classifies. : ASSORTS
15. Kind of book. : SCRAP
16. Muscle. : THEW
17. Mohammedan fasting time. : RAMADAN
18. Chemical solvent. : ACETAL
19. Carnegie Hall workers. : TUNERS
20. Del Sarto of Florence. : ANDREA
26. Allotted: Abbr. : ASSD
30. Galatea, for one. : NYMPH
31. Something known. : DATUM
32. ___ crab. : CATCHA
33. "Pack ___ troubles . . . " : UPYOUR
34. Centuries-old kind of show. : PUNCHANDJUDY
35. Impression: Prefix. : IDEO
40. Czech name for the Elbe. : LABE
41. Power: Abbr. : ELEC
43. Bradbury book. : DANDELIONWINE
45. Rum cake. : BABA
48. Ketch. : SAIC
49. "Thirteen ___," Benet book. : OCLOCK
51. Essence. : CORE
52. Place for corn. : CRIB
54. Stubborn ones. : DONKEYS
56. Between the ___. : ACTS
58. Calendar abbreviation. : MAR
60. Broadway hit. : MILKANDHONEY
61. Avalon and others. : ISLES
62. Tennis stroke. : SMASH
65. Union of radio artists. : AFRA
66. ___ beer. : NEAR
68. Sartre novel. : NAUSEA
70. Make a search. : FORAGE
72. Buttery. : FAT
73. Entr'___. : ACTE
76. Winter phenomena. : ICICLES
77. Sub ___. : ROSA
81. Intensity. : ARDOR
82. Timber tree of P. I. : NARRA
84. Fuel. : COKE
85. Honorary degrees. : LLDS
86. Shade of green. : PEA
87. Off-guard. : ASLEEP
93. Bit: Brit. colloq. : SPOT
96. Letters. : ENS
97. State: Abbr. : SDAK
98. First-class. : AONE
99. Rani's maid: Var. : EYAH
101. Hoofed mammals. : DAMANS
102. Products. : YIELDS
104. "Lucky Jim" author. : AMIS
107. Heroic. : EPIC
108. Bustle. : TODO
112. Soda pop. : TONIC
114. Italian poet. : TASSO
115. Speechless. : DUMB
116. Sticky. : VISCOSE
117. Penitent's feeling. : REMORSE
121. Of certain fruits. : CITRIC
122. Major Greek deity. : ATHENA
123. Kipling character. : DEEVER
125. Put film in a camera. : RELOAD
127. TV term. : RASTER
129. Side space: Abbr. : MARG
131. Customs. : MORES
132. Arm bones. : RADII
133. Tax, old style. : STENT
135. Illinois city. : ELGIN
136. French girl's name. : ADELE
139. School subject: Abbr. : HIST
140. Within: Prefix. : ENTO
141. City in Kansas. : IOLA
142. Part of Q.E.D. : ERAT
146. Eleven: Ger. : ELF
147. Nowhere. : AIR
148. John ___. : DOE
149. ___ table. : END

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 10 debuted here and reused later, 16 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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